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Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
their defensive military power, including nuclear deterrence. >>> israelis are counting the votes in their parliamentary election. prime minister benjamin netanyahu has already claimed victory. but exit polls suggest he'll be governing with a weaker mandate. the polls indicate that a right-wing bloc led by netanyahu's likud party will remain the largest camp in parliament. but it lost ground to an alliance of center-left parties. >> translator: thank you for giving me the chance to lead israel for the third time. our biggest challenge remains preventing iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. >> centrist party yesh atid is likely to become the second largest parliamentary force. the center-left labor party is projected to come third. the ultranationalist habayi habayit hayudi looks to secure its number of seats. the party opposes peace talks with palestinians. centrist parties have performed better than expected. some voters may have been worried by the country's tilt to the right. netanyahu is expected to begin negotiations with other parties to form a coalition. but it won't be easy.
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
generally positive. it says firms doing business in europe are those in the defense sector might delay hiring workers and that consumers may reduce spending. it's time to get a check on the markets now. let's take a look at the currency market. the dollar is trading above the mid 88 yen level. tokyo traders are seeing a halt in the yen's gain. this follows recent cautious remarks from cabinet ministers about a weak yen. the euro is higher against the yen. tokyo share prices are higher today. the nikkei average is at 106,872 106,872. market participants say the yen's pull back prompted investors to buy up export related issues. taking a look at other markets. south korea's kospi trading high up 1,979. in australia the benchmark is trading higher by three-fourths of a percent. the euro zone credit crisis is taking a heavy toll for passenger cars. car sales plunged to a 17 year low. new car saechles stood at 12 million units. it's the lowest since germany saw a decline of 3%. all u.s. european and japanese makers suffered declines. germany's volkswagen lost 1.6%. south korean makers were
Jan 22, 2013 7:30am EST
. spokesperson for france's defense ministry said the troops recaptured douentza and diabali. french military leaders now plan to push toward northern mali, which is a stronghold for islamist rebels. mali is a former french colony. government officials requested help from france earlier this month when rebels moved south. they say it increases risk of retaliatory attacks. they raised the country's domestic security alert. it's one notch below the highest level. they also tightened security around public transportation and other facilities across france. >>> a senior member of japan's administration is in china. nat sue yamaguchi, ruling new komeito party. yamaguchi left for beijing on wednesday and will be in china for four days. relations between the two countries are tense over a territorial dispute. s sen kak cue islands are controlled by japan. >> translator: we need to encourage dialogue in order to ease tensions and avoid any contingencies. >> yamaguchi plans to meet with new chinese communist party xi jinping and other senior officials. he plans to ask xi to meet shinzo abe in the near
Jan 23, 2013 7:30am EST
goes on to say north korean authorities will take practical steps to strengthen their defensive military power to cower pressure from u.s. sanctions. it says that includes nuclear deter represents. the wording suggests north korean officials could conduct a third nuclear test. they carried out one in 2006 and one in 2009. all of this has made the situation in east asia even more uncertain. kengo has spent years tracking developments on the peninsula. how likely will north korea go ahead with this nuclear test? >> gene, i think they will. unless the u.s., japan and south korea and ordinations take extra measures to persuade them to hold off. for example, if american diplomats offer direct talks. north korean authorities have so far carried out two nuclear tests. in both bases, those tests followed a u.n. security council resolution or presidential statement punishing them for missile launch. it's become something of a cycle. the north koreans launch a ballistic missile, the u.n. reacts, officials carry out a nuclear test. the same process seems to be under way again. >> what's be
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
were taken to court on monday to enter their please. defense lawyers raise the possibility that one of those five is a minor. the hearing was postponed after defense lawyers called on the hearing to be opened to the public. the court is scheduled to reconvene on thursday. the government and police are pledging to do more to protect women and punish attackers, but incidents of violence continue to come to light. >> reporter: public outrage has continued in india. it's not just against the suspects but the government. people are demanding stricter punishment for sexual offenders. government officials have vow to take action. they say they will consider revising the law to strengthen penalties against rapists. indian home affairs minister has ordered chiefs around the country to investigate sexual assaults more thoroughly. >> identify methodologies of investigation. >> reporter: but women and even girls continue to be brutalized. this month a 32-year-old woman in the eastern state was found hanging from a tree after she was gang raped. and a 9-year-old girl was raped and killed in the
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
considering sending hundreds of soldiers to help train malian forces. defense secretary leon panetta said the united states has a responsibility to go after al qaeda. he said u.s. forces plan to share intelligence they gained by using drones with their french allies. he says they'll provide mid air refueling to support french pilots. >>> nuclear power representatives from around the world have met in malaysia to discuss energy in southeast asia. the region needs a way to fuel its rapidly growing economy. about 300 government and corporate officials met in the capital and talked about the advantages and challenges of introducing nuclear power plants. malaysian and indonesian officials say power remains the main option for growing economies with high energy demands and say this is in spite of strong public opposition after the fukushima disaster. they both guarantee the safety of nuclear energy. the administration is working on transforming the energy policies. the trade minster said the country will export nuclear infrastructure after ensuring that it's safe. >> translator: japan has accum
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